Louise Valdovinos, president of the DeForest Area Historical Society, invites the public to visit the Hansen-Newell-Bennett House Museum on Sunday, October 9. This historic home, located at 119 East Elm Street in DeForest, will be open for tours between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. The house shows how people lived in the early 1900s, before electricity. Local history is featured through displays, including information on the early schools, churches, and businesses in the area. There is no cost for this event.